Are you a fan of all things pink and glittery? If not, read no further. This post is definitely not going to be your cup of tea. I was asked to make some cupcakes and a small cake for a baby shower. The instructions were simple: make it as pink and glittery as possible. I… Read More Pretty in Pink
This is an older project, completed a few months ago. I was really happy with how these cookies turned out, so I wanted to go back and share it with you all. I was asked to do cookies for a “cookie cake” for a rehearsal dinner, rather than having a cake for the dinner. This… Read More Rehearsal Dinner Cookies
Well. It has certainly been a long time since I last posted on Sprinkle and Dot. There isn’t really a good excuse for my absence. I got busy, I stopped taking as many baking pictures (and stopped baking as often), and posting just fell by the wayside. I kept thinking about posting, kept starting blog… Read More A Long Absence
Well, it has certainly been a long time since my last post! Rest assured, I haven’t forgotten about this site or my baking endeavors, but I did get a full-time job at the end of March, so I’ve certainly had my hands full. Just getting in baking projects has almost been too much these days,… Read More Lions and Tigers and Hippos, Oh My!
I started Sprinkle & Dot back in March 2016, so with March approaching I thought it would be fun to look back at how my baking and decorating skills have improved, and to share some of the lessons and tips that I’ve picked up over this year. Being a huge nerd, I always like to… Read More A Year in Review
One of my students is turning 15 this weekend, so I thought it would be fun to bring some cupcakes to class. But I didn’t want to just do cupcakes, I wanted to do something epic with fillings and toppings and a lot of height. I started with a devil’s chocolate food cake, because chocolate… Read More Fully Loaded Cupcakes
I’ve been thinking lately about trying some of my own recipes and cupcake designs. Over the past year I’ve really enjoyed following other bakers’ recipes, but there is something fun about tweaking things on your own. I was thinking about cheesecake, and how I’ve seen cupcakes before with a cheesecake filling, and I thought it… Read More Inside-Out Cheesecake Cupcakes